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Noun
A distinctive way of speaking or pronouncing a language
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“Young Frank, in particular, has a classic southern accent and pronunciation.”
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A special or particular emphasis
“There was a mismatch between theory and understanding, when the accent should have been on continuous learning.”
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A distinct emphasis given to a syllable or word in speech by stress or pitch
“TO-mah-to, they called them in Calcutta, with the accent on the first syllable, making no distinction between singular or plural.”
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A mark on a letter, typically a vowel, to indicate pitch, stress, or vowel quality
“The acute accent on the letter e is used in various French words.”
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A particular form of a language that is peculiar to a specific region or social group
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Language as a system rather than language in use, including the formal rules, structures, and limitations of language
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Accessories, extras
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Rough projection
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A thing that can be heard
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To place an emphasis or stress on
Accent the last syllable in the following words.”
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To highlight, or to make more noticeable or prominent
“The golden leaves of autumn accent the colors of the rocky walls.”
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Be dramatic
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To say or utter words vocally
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To furnish with accessories
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To become or make more intense
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